Nicholas ColloffExecutive Director of the Argidius Foundation
Nicholas Colloff studied theology, philosophy and the psychology of religion at the University of London. He is the co-founder of the Prison Phoenix Trust that teaches meditation and yoga to people in prison that grew out of a research project on religious experience under conditions of imprisonment at the Sir Alaster Hardy Unit in Oxford. Subsequently, over thirty years, he has worked in diverse fields (literacy, mental health, international development) designing evidence-based organisational solutions to complex social/economic problems. He has coupled this with spending extended periods in Christian contemplative ashrams. He is presently the Executive Director of the Argidius Foundation, based in Switzerland.